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VIDEO: Triclosan Ban, The Backstory

Triclosan got the FDA's boot earlier this month, but why? In this interview with David Steinberg, C&T gets the backstory.

Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It, Says FDA

The FDA is issuing a final rule under which OTC consumer antiseptic wash products containing the majority of the antibacterial active ingredients—including triclosan and triclocarban—will no longer be able to be marketed.

Does Your PIF Comply?

Does your PIF comply? European Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 requires that a Product Information File (PIF) be completed and kept updated for each cosmetic product placed on the EU market. What should it contain? Find out here.

SCCS Gives Cyclopentasiloxane Thumbs Up for Safety, Mostly

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has determined that cyclopentasiloxane (D5) is safe at the reported concentrations in cosmetics, except for use in hair styling aerosols and sun care spray products.

Tattoos, Permanent Makeup and Regulatory Uncertainty

As tattooing has surged in popularity, so have incidences of injury and infection. The industry has begun to consider if and how the ingredients used in tattooing should be regulated.

Is ‘Anti-pollution’ Just a Ruse?

Remember "naturals?" Where did they lead us? In some cases, to benefit-infused natural products but in others, to greenwashing and chemical-free claims. Enter anti-pollution.

CTPA on Brexit: 'Refrain from Hasty Actions'

While the BBC recently explained "all that citizens need to know" about the U.K. departure from the EU, the cosmetics industry should know the implications, too. Emma Meredith, Ph.D., of the UK-based CTPA, explains what is and isn't known.

Sunscreen Saga Continues, Thanks to EWG

The FDA and PCPC came to the industry's defense this week, when the Environmental Working Group called out sunscreen makers for adding anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ingredients to products, to allegedly "mask" signs of sunburn and falsify SPF ratings.

CTPA on Brexit: 'Refrain from Hasty Actions'

While the BBC recently explained "all that citizens need to know" about the U.K. departure from the EU, the cosmetics industry should know the implications, too. Emma Meredith, Ph.D., of the UK-based CTPA, explains what is and isn't known.

FDA Claims Warnings Strike Again: Using Terms 'Botox-like' and More

Once again, U.S. regulators are cracking down on beauty companies that have crossed over into unapproved drug claim territory based on how they are promoting their products online.

ICMAD Re-ups on Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act

ICMAD recently renewed its support of the “Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act,” Bill, which proposes to modernize and significantly enhance the FDA's oversight of cosmetics and cosmetic safety.

FTC Warns: Don't Make Zika Protection Claims Without Scientific Data

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent 10 warning letters to online marketers selling products that claim they provide protection from the Zika virus without the scientific data to back it up.

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